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I Feel Hollow and Empty

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    A Hotel Room In San Diego

    I hate warm weather, I hate southern California.... so far away from home. I am farther away from myself than I am from anyone else. Is this clinical depression? I don't know..... Maybe I am just dead inside. I put on La Robe a Parasol and the french pulls the blood from my...
    menschfeind menschfeind 26-30 Jul 13, 2010

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    It's Hard To Explain,

    Unless you've felt like this, I guess this will be hard to understand, hard to imagine, hard to feel. The emptiness inside me is something even I don't fully understand let alone know how to express in words. Emptiness is like an iron feather, a dark cloud - it feels so heavy yet...
    FadedMarks FadedMarks 16-17, F 2 Responses May 8, 2011

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    Emptiness... Every once

    and while Emptiness... Its that hole inside your chest Emptiness... Its having that amount of words that are endless Emptiness... When those words can't release the feeling of restless Emptiness... The urge of screaming i am helpless Emptiness... When you search for the meaning...
    XXgirlXX XXgirlXX 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Something Is Missing And Always Has Been

    I cannot explain it. Perhaps it is the curse of a young mind that sought out to understand things it was not yet ready for. Or the curse of a soul hunting dark dreams. Whatever the reason, this has been part of who I am since I was young. My mind chose the path before my human...
    ShinimiM1ka ShinimiM1ka 22-25, F Dec 3, 2013

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    Something I Wrote

      She gave you a chance You broke the romance She gave you her love You broke who she was I’d rather die today Than live to see tomorrow Don’t want to wake up Can’t continue the sorrow I’ve had enough Of the fighting, the lies Trying so...
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2009

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    Nothing Inside

    I dunno...it's something that comes back to haunt me every few days - like today. It's very random. Two days ago, I was happy and cheerful and now I feel so...gloomy. It goes away when I'm around people I love and when I'm having fun, but as soon as I'm alone, as soon as my mind...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    Disconnected

    I know where this emptiness comes from: too many years being independent, traveling around, disconnecting from people and never connecting to family. It is all nice and fine, and it is also a very safe approach, but it catches up with you sooner or later. Never having really...
    thinkandfeel thinkandfeel 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    Missing

    I feel like a whole part of me is missing that I am not even here sometimes and honestly not part of the earth.    It isn't pleasant either.   Hollow feelings aren't what  i need right now.  i need my birthfamily! 
    kthimm1 kthimm1 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    Just Somthing Isnt There

    its like a big whole. the only time i ever expirence it getting full is when im 100% happy. Naomi(one of my three personalitys and voices in my head) said that right now my soul is in a very deep and horrible pain and what its doing is sleeping. and it only wakes up when the...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T Oct 27, 2009

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    #it's just one consideration# human life is

    hollowness but hello for sometime..so.. why should we cry for something or someone which is never ours...but don't forget, that's just impossible,carry on pls..
    romance333 romance333 18-21, M Oct 10

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    How?

    How do you leave a path you have walked for a lifetime? Treading the path of loneliness and isolation for as long as you can remember. As familiar as breathing, As sure as your own heartbeat. How do you walk away from that? Is moving on always the best answer? When for a...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Nov 22, 2010

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    Brick By Brick

    I've lost my voice, my opinions, my feelings, and seemingly my ability to connect with others. I've had no motivation or muse to write or draw, nothing comes to mind. I try to do creative exercises but it all comes out wrong or ugly and feels so empty and meaningless. Even just...
    Anastrianna Anastrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2013

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    Breakable

    The only time you can truly understand how this feels like is if you have been there yourself. I feel like I'm about to cave in, there's just nothing on the inside. No emotion, no heart, no soul, no life. Just nothing. It kinda of makes me feel highly breakable, like one strong...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    This Says It Much Better

    "Right Where It Belongs" See the animal in his cage that you built Are you sure what side you're on? Better not look him too closely in the eye Are you sure what side of the glass you are on? See the safety of the life you have built Everything where it belongs Feel the...
    UnderTheBridge UnderTheBridge 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    Empty.. and Hollow...

    I feel.. Empty.. No emotion.. Numb.. Speechless..  I want my son back...
    ShallowDreamers ShallowDreamers 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    When The Night Comes

    That's pretty much what I feel when it comes to the end of the day. I'm alone and lonely. it feels so empty, so helpless. I'm nobody. Sometimes this emptiness, it hurts so much that I really wanna scream it out loud. But what for? No one is going to listen. All I do is crying...
    Lena04 Lena04 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2010

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    Felt

    I felt hollow and Empty Like the darkness had finally completley covered me I was stuck in the middle of the tunnel Or finally at the bottom of my hole With no way out Just stuck there There was no light at all No sliver linning No the glass was half-empty Not half full No...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    At Times and Moreso Now.

    Just the enveloping awareness of infinity - there is so much available to choose from and yet; still, the small ledge of the "easy way out"; keeping things as they were years ago, and returning to what I once walked away from. ...the "teeter-totter" of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15, 2009

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    Like a soda can so empty,

    of fluids, used up and dry.Maybe I just need to cry,but I really do not know why.If life can drain you of passion,and energy like some tension,in a rubber band that snapped,and you are really handicapped!Why continue on, like a zombie,living but not alive like in a movie?Maybe it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 5, 2013

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    Hole In My Soul

    I wish that as a Christian, I no longer felt like I have a hole in my soul. But I still do - after years of counselling, men's groups, self help books, etc, etc... It's like there's a hole that lets all the goodness drain back out - whenever I feel love from God, myself, loved...
    gavmac gavmac 46-50, M Aug 22, 2010

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    Empty and Devoid of Direction

    Have you ever felt like you lived someone elses life? That... although you may have sub-consciously known who you are and what you wanted to do with your life... that somehow it had become (or were) the culmination of everyones expectations? That by the time you realised (or...
    weever weever 22-25 1 Response Dec 14, 2008

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    I'm Dead Inside.

    For a while now I have felt dead inside. I don't feel love for anyone, I don't feel sad, I don't feel happy. It's absolutely empty inside of me.
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 4, 2009

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    I Hit That Wall- Wall Of Darkness

    My life is falling apart, so apart that I ‘m afraid if I can pull it back together. I don’t know what is going on with me, but I feel like everything that I hold for ,everything that I wished for is falling apart. I feel sad; I feel the sadness penetrating its way through me...
    SweetMeg SweetMeg 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Completely

    Everything is the same to me. Food doesn't have a taste. People can't make me smile. I don't know how to handle times like these. Nothing can make me feel. I'm completely indifferent to life. I am nothing. I have no value.
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F Feb 2, 2012

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    I Don't Know How to Cope

    I feel such an emptiness inside. This hollowness that haunts my every breath. I don't know what to feel right now...I miss him so much..my precious little boy..He still holds my heart. I want to just scream! I want to cry..do something other then wanting to feel something. He...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    Hollow And Empty

    Hollow and empty,That's how i feelSince you've been gone,Lonely am I,Please come back,I'm so sorry,I let you go. 
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 29, 2011

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    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 17

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    I hate this feeling of feeling alone when I have so many people around me. I know so many people and have I guess you can call them friends but I still feel alone. Empty space in...
    arshaunaaaa arshaunaaaa 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I've always had trouble connecting with people and I have lost touch with so many friends because of it. I just get so lost that I can't talk. I don't know how to describe it but...
    Nineismyname Nineismyname 18-21, F Oct 2

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    My life just feels so empty.
    TheFreeSpirit TheFreeSpirit 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    Because they over empower me and make me feel either empty or happy!
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    I feel so empty and cold. Can someone keep me company tonight?
    gybe gybe 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    Have you ever felt like this before... Surrounded by love ones, but for some reason you feel so empty... I just wish sometimes that I can rip my heart out and give it a good slaps...
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    There are days when I feel so empty and just want to end it all but I keeping fighting to stay alive physically and mentally.
    WearyBeautyLeah WearyBeautyLeah 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 14

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    no matter what i do or no matter how many people i talk to i just feel empty inside. even when im surrounded by women who are into me i feel no joy, just hollow and empty
    m4mak91 m4mak91 22-25, M Oct 20

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    I thought this guy I was talking to liked me.. I really did.. After last night I just feel stupid for ever thinking anyone could. Why would they. I always tell myself I am not...
    madsgrammar madsgrammar 16-17, F 2 Responses 33 mins ago

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    I am inexplicably hollow. Now living life as a automaton.. what more can I say other than that pessimism will be my surreptitious companion because it has been instilled in my...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    The majority of the time I feel hopeless and empty. I'm living a life that has been lived so many times that I'm finding it all pointless. Even though I'm young I'm going through a...
    fatality500 fatality500 13-15, M Oct 12

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    "Bluer Than Blue" After you go I can catch up on my reading After you go I'll have a lot more time to sleeping And when you're gone Looks like things are gonna be a lot...
    zoiera zoiera 26-30, F Oct 5

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    I read my first post from 2012. I came a really long way. I attempted to say that I was so broken back then, but to be honest, am I truly fixed? Im stable enough to not cry in...
    loudsilence1 loudsilence1 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When you people ask me " how r you" or "how do you feel" or ect.. Im gonna say im fine thanks . But seriously i just feel nothing like completely numb empty nothing else :) so stop...
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    My body is a cage, that keeps me from dancing with the one I love, but my mind holds the key, I'm standing on a stage of fear and self doubt it's a hollow place.
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Does anyone here feel a deep empty feeling upon constantly searching for other people's approval? I have. When I was active with social media, it was a way to socialize with...
    leesalee1290 leesalee1290 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    I can't describe what is going on. I feel defeated and tired and idk empty.
    WearyBeautyLeah WearyBeautyLeah 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 21

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    Hear the breathing of the words of love ,allow it to whisper through the cracks of your heart. We cant be empty, We cant be lost.. Rest your heart on mine.. No matter our eyes...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 3 days ago

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    So I made this note of how I feel... I feel like I'm going crazy:. Feeling 'dead' or empty inside. Like the old me is gone, missing. Not feeling sadness towards death of pet...
    MrsKAura MrsKAura 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    Is this depression or is this the numbness taking hold? It's become worse within these last couple weeks and I guess I wonder why this feeling is growing. It's always been there. I...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    I don't. Sometimes, it feels like I just watch humans. I don't feel like I'm really... human? Like as if i weren't meant to be a person. I still do daily stuff; make up, school...
    neptunegurl neptunegurl 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    I get this feeling a lot, like I just don't know what to think sometimes. I dunno, I feel lost. I feel as if I might shut down, and rot in bed for a couple of days...
    HisDaysAreNumbered HisDaysAreNumbered 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 2

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